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Hospice Basics Quiz


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Hospice provides DME and supplies (wipes, gloves, etc.)

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A patient on hospice for cancer must also stop their dialysis treatments for their CKD

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Hospice patients must stop taking all medications related to their diagnosis

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


If a patient does not pass within their 6 month expectancy, they must be discharged

A. FALSE

B. TRUE


Hospice patients cannot have PT, OT, or ST while on service

A. FALSE

B. TRUE


What is the expected life expectancy of a hospice patient upon admission?

A. 1 year

B. 3 months

C. 1 month

D. 6 months


A heart disease patient must present with what to qualify? Except:

A. NYHA Class IV (observable insufficiency at rest)

B. Be on optimum diuretic and vasodilator therapy

C. History of cardiac arrest

D. Heart cath within 12 months prior admission

E. Unexplained syncope


Hospice only provides comfort medications

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Hospice patients must be homebound to qualify

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Alzheimer’s patients must be at what level of the FAST scale to qualify?

A. 7C

B. 7E

C. 6E

D. 6C


What disciplines will be available to the patient? Except:

A. Skilled Nurse

B. Chaplain

C. Certified Home Health Aide

D. Social Worker

E. Housekeeper


Where can home hospice be provided?

A. Assisted livings

B. Private homes

C. Nursing Homes

D. Memory Care Facilities

E. All above are true


Hospice patients can still go to the hospital

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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